Murrumba State Secondary College

Male & Female


Year levels:

28kms from BROWNS

Murrumba State Secondary College

Principal's Welcome

Welcome to Queensland, Australia, and a very warm welcome to Murrumba State Secondary College. Our wonderful College is a co-educational Independent Public School with an outstanding reputation for success and innovation.
At Murrumba, we nurture a strong sense of belonging within our students and inspire them to create their preferred futures. High standards of both academic and vocational learning are fostered, and we build strong traditions across our three pillars; academic, sporting and cultural endeavours.
Murrumba’s curriculum-base is broad, and features excellence programs including Engineering Excellence, Football Academy, High Performing Music Academy, Spanish Acceleration and Spanish Immersion. Our innovative learning experiences are supported by cutting-edge technology and ensure that the talents and interests of all students are recognised and cultivated.
We are extremely proud of our College and the students and staff who are the foundation of our vibrant and positive learning culture. We very much look forward to welcoming you as one of our ‘Murrumba Pride.’

School Information

Year established: 2012
Number of students: 1565

We are located in a beautiful part of Brisbane’s northern suburbs with easy access to the thriving city of Brisbane, the relaxing foreshore of Moreton Bay and the endless beaches of the Sunshine Coast.

Our college opened in 2012 and is now the school of first choice in the Murrumba area.

We provide world-class learning programs delivered in impressive and expansive facilities featuring a wide range of innovative learning technologies.

Our students are aged from 12 to 18 years and are known as ‘the Pride of Murrumba’.

Our college is a welcoming environment where students thrive academically, socially, culturally and in sporting endeavours.

University or vocational pathways

  • Links with the University of Queensland, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology and TAFE Queensland
  • TAFE Queensland Brisbane South Bank
  • School facilities

  • Science Centre including both senior and junior laboratories as well as a 90-seat lecture theatre
  • Technology and Design Centre featuring robotics laboratories, computer aided design labs, project design labs and a wide range of design and construction workspaces
  • More than 50 general learning areas featuring the latest interactive technologies and collaborative work spaces
  • Industry quality hospitality and catering facilities
  • iServices precinct combining the latest in digital technologies
  • A creative Industries precinct including film and television suites, a green room, visual arts spaces, dance studios, soundproof music rehearsal labs, instrumental music suites and a 300-seat Performing Arts Centre
  • Large indoor sports centre including a kinesiology lab
  • Extracurricular activities

  • Extensive extracurricular opportunities available
  • Languages

  • English, Spanish (acceleration and immersion)
  • Special programs

    • Our excellence programs offer students the opportunity to engage in study at a higher level and in much greater depth with specialist, expert teachers and external partners.
    • Our excellence programs include:
      • Football Academy
      • High Performance Music Program
      • Spanish Acceleration
      • Spanish Immersion
      • Our flagship Engineering Excellence Program

    Tuition Fees (2020)*

  • Year 7 - 10 = $14,640 per year
  • Year 11 - 12 = $16,552 per year

  • * Indicative fees only. Other fees or levies may apply. Please visit EQI for full fee schedule:

    School Entry Requirements

    Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11
    HSP 1 HSP 1 HSP 2 HSP 3 HSP 4

    *HSP refers to BROWNS High School Preparation program

    Disclaimer: The information and data in this webpage is subject to change without notice. Before submitting your application, if you are interested in:
  • a particular subject, sport, program or extracurricular activity offered by an EQI school; or
  • particular school facilities;
  • please contact EQI or the school directly to confirm it will be offered and/or available in the year you intend to study.

    Correct at time of publishing. Subject to change without notice. Last updated: 01/08/2019